Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Casting News - 'The Good Doctor' Taps Executive Producer Daniel Dae Kim for Recurring Role; Plus 5 More Updates!

Casting News - January 8, 2019

ABC's The Good Doctor; DC Universe's Stargirl; Epix's Godfather of Harlem; NBC's This Is Us; Starz's Hightown; and TNT's Claws.

  • Executive producer Daniel Dae Kim is stepping in front of the camera for a recurring role on the drama's second season. In addition to executive producing the medical drama, he has previously starred for six seasons in ABC's Lost and seven seasons in CBS' Hawaii Five-0. He next stars in the upcoming Hellboy film reboot.
  • He will play Dr. Jackson Han, a brash new chief of surgery at St. Bonaventure. His arrival will shake things up at the hospital and put Dr. Shaun Murphy's (Freddie Highmore) career in jeopardy.
  • James Badge Dale will play the male lead on the upcoming drama starring Monica Raymund. He previously starred for one season in FOX's 24, one season in AMC's Rubicon and in the HBO limited series The Pacific.
  • He will play Detective Ray Abruzzo, a Massachusetts State Trooper assigned to the Cape Cod Drug Task Force, who questions Jackie (Raymund) as the body she found was his confidential informant. He is determined to crack the case and wants to avenge the death of his C.I.
  • Luke Wilson has joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Brec Bassinger. His film credits include Old School, The Royal Tenenbaums and Legally Blonde. In television, he starred for two seasons in HBO's Enlightened and one season in Showtime's Roadies.
  • He will play Pat Dugan, who once went by the less-than-inspired superhero name of Stripesy, sidekick to a young hero known as the Star-Spangled Kid and later Starman of the legendary Justice Society of America. Today, he has left his sidekick life behind him. But when his new step-daughter, Courtney Whitmore (Bassinger), discovers his secret past and takes on Starman's legacy to become Stargirl, Pat is forced to come out of retirement and once again become a sidekick - to his step-daughter - this time piloting a 15-foot robot called Stripe.
  • Kathrine Narducci has booked a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring Forest Whitaker and Vincent D'Onofrio. She has previously recurred on HBO's The Sopranos and Starz's Power. She next appears in the Martin Scorsese film The Irishman.
  • She will play Olympia Gigante, the long-suffering wife of mafia boss Vincent "Chin" Gigante (D'Onofrio). Fiercely protective of her husband, she acts as an intermediary between her stepdaughter Stella (Lucy Fry) and Chin as their relationship spirals into madness.
  • Juan Riedinger has landed a recurring role on the dramedy's upcoming third season. He has previously recurred on TNT's Good Behavior and Netflix's Narcos.
  • He will play Joe Dupree, the handsome, charming and dangerous General Manager for the largest Native American casino on Florida's Gulf coast.
  • Phylicia Rashad will appear in an upcoming episode of the drama's third season. She previously starred for eight seasons in NBC's The Cosby Show. She won a Tony Award in 2004 for her performance in A Raisin in the Sun. She has recently starred in the Creed film franchise and had a recurring role on FOX's Empire. She stars in OWN's upcoming drama series David Makes Man.
  • She will play Carol, Beth's (Susan Kelechi Watson) mother.